Tag: Vista

Network Adapters And Bindings

Automatic Metric Solves Wireless and Ethernet Network Issues

Automatic Metric: Windows 7 Laptop Will Only Connect to Huawei E5372 on UK Three Network, OR the Wired Home Network Windows 8 Computers Work Fine Though! Automatic Metric is the place to be! I have two networks essentially: The “normal” wired network (gigabyte ethernet) that links all computers and printers through the Cisco Router. The…
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December 20, 2014 0

Testing Windows 8 Developer Preview Version

Windows 8 Developer Preview I’ve finally decided to test the next Windows edition, probably to be called Windows 8, although things like that are never certain in Microsoft-land. Virtual Box I did a Virtual Box install, which is fairly straightforward.  There are many tutorials on-line now which show how to do this, so I won’t…
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November 22, 2011 1

It’s Just Like Bladerunner.

It’s Just Like Bladerunner, And Not Just the Weather! Tears in Rain Bladerunner, the movie, based on an old Philip K Dick science-fiction story, was made by Ridley Scott from North-East England, someone I’m distantly related to.  Made in 1982, it presents a very grey, wet, bleak future, heavily referencing Scott’s (and my own!) upbringing…
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November 23, 2009 0

Windows 7 Impressive First Experience

Windows 7 Ultimate Install To say that I’m seriously impressed is an understatement! Having an MSDN subscription confers certain benefits, but for most Microsoft stuff that I have to use, it’s usually an exercise in teeth-gritting somewhere from the banal to the infuriating as I plod on through. My personal experience of Vista comes into…
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August 21, 2009 4

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